Hanover, Va. – On Monday, August 20, 2018, at approximately 4:50 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to a three vehicle crash in the 14000 block of Washington Highway.
The preliminary investigation revealed a 2003 Kia Sedona was traveling north on Washington Highway and crossed the double solid yellow lines into the southbound travel lanes. The Kia collided head on with a 2007 Ford F150 and then collided with a 2015 Penske Box Truck.
The passenger in the Ford F150, John James Bailey III, 61, of Tarboro, North Carolina, was pronounced deceased upon arrival at a local hospital. The drivers of the Ford F150 and Kia Sedona suffered non-life threatening injuries and were transported to a local hospital.
Investigators are still collecting information to determine the circumstances that led to this tragic incident.
We extend our sincerest condolences to the family of John Bailey during this difficult time.